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President Bush's Travel to Europe


Latvia, The Netherlands, Russia, and Georgia
May 7, 2005

President Bush travels to Latvia, The Netherlands, Russia, and Georgia from May 6-10 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II. Click on images for larger versions, captions, and photo credits.

May 10, 2005 -- Georgia
President George W. Bush waves to the crowd as he and Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili review military troops during President Bushs visit to the Georgian Parliament in Tbilisi. President George W. Bush walks with President Mikhail Saakashvili during an arrival ceremony in the courtyard of the Parliament Building in Tbilisi, Georgia. Troops stand at attention as President George W. Bush and Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili review the troops during an arrival ceremony in Tbilisi. President Bush and Georgian President Mikhael Saakashvili, right, raise their hands after Bushs speech in Freedom Square in downtown Tbilisi, Georgia, Tuesday May 10, 2005.


May 9, 2005 -- Russia
    

President George W. Bush and Laura Bush stand with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Lyudmila Putina, French President Jacque Chirac, far left, and Chinese President Hu Jintao, right, as many heads of state watch a parade in Moscow's Red Square commemorating the end of World War II. President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin share a light moment as they sit with Laura Bush and other heads of state during a military parade marking the end of World World II in Moscow. Veterans of Russias military ride through Moscows Red Square in a parade commemorating the end of World War II Monday, May 9, 2005.

Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the end of World War II, President George W. Bush and Laura Bush join world leaders in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Kremlin Wall.


May 8, 2005 -- The Netherlands
   
President George W. Bush addresses attendees Sunday, May 8, 2005, at Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten, during a celebration in remembrance of those who served in World War II. Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands and President George W. Bush pause in respect before wreaths at the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten, honoring those who served during World War II. President George W. Bush and Mrs. Bush wave to a crowd at the American Cemetery in Maastrich, Netherlands Sunday, May 8, 2005, honoring those who served in World War II 60 years ago. President George W. Bush greets veterans at the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten Sunday, May 8, 2005, following a ceremony honoring those who served in World War II.

May 7, 2005 -- Latvia
   
President George W. Bush stands with Latvias President Vaira Vike-Freiberga, Estonia President Arnold Ruutel and Lithuania President Valdas Adamkus for a photo Saturday, May 7, 2005, in Riga, Latvia. President George W. Bush and Latvias President Vaira Vike-Freiberga participate in a wreath-laying ceremony in front of the Freedom Monument in Riga, May 7, 2005. President Bush discusses freedom and democracy in Latvia in an address during the 60th anniversary week of WWII. President Bush and Baltic leaders hold a joint press conference Saturday, May 7, 2005, in Riga, Latvia.

 


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